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Binge watching is on the rise, and Netflix is there to help

By John Oldani

February 11, 2014

Going on a binge means doing something to the point where it is considered excessive. People have been binge smoking, drinking, eating and even binge sleeping for ages, but there’s a new way to over-indulge — binge viewing....

New student-produced play opens on campus

By Oona Goodin Smith

February 11, 2014

“It is Spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bibleblack...” advertises the brochure. However, after its opening weekend, reviews are far from “starless” for “Under Milk Wood,” Oakland University’s new...

Heart of (Black and) Gold: OU Student Reaches Out to Freshmen

by Oona Goodin-Smith

November 4, 2013

When Jesse Spaine graduates next year, he wants to pursue business marketing. For now, though, he’s marketing a thousand-watt smile.The 20-year-old Oakland University junior has made his mark as a friendly face on campus, working as a...

Catholic Student Society brings prayer, faith to Oakland University

Ali DeRees

November 3, 2013

The Catholic Student Society is a new faith-based group at Oakland University. The group uses prayer and guest speakers to help its members express their faith.The organization's treasurer, Emily Fitzgerald, explains how the clu...

Oakland University student, professor weigh in Detroit mayoral race 2013

Ali DeRees

November 3, 2013

The 2013 Detroit mayoral election between Mike Duggan and Benny Napoleon will be held Nov. 5, 2013. A professor and student weighed in on what they thought of the candidates, the race and how this election could affect the metro Det...

Who’s handing out Bibles on campus?

Ellen Searle

October 29, 2013

You may have encountered some men on campus handing out Bibles. Those are the Gideons.This organization of Christian men, founded in 1899, who are responsible for the Bibles that are placed in hotel rooms, came to Oakland University to distri...

OU’s Honors college, student organizations host Nightmare on Bear Lake

By Kailee Mathias

October 29, 2013

The Honors College collaborated with several student organizations to celebrate the Halloween season.The student organizations involved were Student Congress, Student Program Board and Multicultural Affairs.Oakland University ...

New club gives students the chance to write, learn, share

Jenny Pavkovich

October 28, 2013

The Creative Writing Club is one of the newest student organizations this year. In addition to weekly meetings and writing workshops, the club has launched a creative writing website strictly for OU students and faculty.Unlike othe...

Texas v. Michigan Perspectives

LeeAnn Brown

October 28, 2013

It’s that time of year again. Put up the rakes. Bust out the snow shovels.Or…if you’re lucky, the snow blower.This may seem like common sense to all of you Michiganders. But for this Texas girl, it was a harsh reality realize...

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